Applies from Sun 1 Oct 2023, 3.42pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 3.43pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Nov 2023, 12.15pm.
Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Mudgee Reserves
A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed.
However the following campgrounds are exempt in the following reserves:
Capertee National Park
- Capertee campground
- Honeyeater Homestead
- Capertee Homestead
- Caretakers Cottage
Goulburn River National Park
- Spring Gully campground
- Big River campground
During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:
- They're under direct control of an adult
- The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
- There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)
If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.
Affects 5 locations in this park: